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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
>> rose: we begin evening with anders fogh rasmussen, he's the secretary general of nato. this conversation was recorded on friday while he was attending the united nations general assembly. >> by the end of 2013 we will have-- 2014 we lch 352,000 afghan security forces and even more importantly quality wise they will be very capable. some time ago i visited afghanistan myself and i had an opportunity to observe with my own eyes afghan special operation forces in action and i was very impressed by what i saw. so the taliban miscalculate the situation if they think their situation will be better by the end of 2014. they will be faced with a very strong and capable afghan security force. >> rose: we continue by looking at a new project in brooklyn, it's a basketball arena and a development. it brought together interesting people, including mikhail prokhorov and irina prok rovea his sister, bruce ratner the developer and karen brooks hop hopkins. >> i think the barkley center is in keeping with the spirit of brooklyn. >> wh n what way? >> it's like very energetic and you know in t
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:30am EDT
rights. >>> nato ministers say they're sticking to a scheduled withdrawal of combat troops from afghanistan by the end of 2014. the organization is under pressure to pull out early after a string of insider attacks against its troops. defense ministers from nato's 28 member nations met in brussels on wednesday on the final day of a two-day conference. about 3,000 nato-led soldiers are stationed in afghanistan mostly from the u.s. some nations want to speed up the pullout of the soldiers. but the meeting confirmed there will be no changes to the withdrawal plan. nato ministers insisted that afghan military and police control an area covering three quarters of the country's population. they also agreed to draw up plans to train afghan troops and police to handle the aftermath of the combat true withdrawal. nato's secretary general insisted the schedule is based on objective assessments on the situation in afghanistan. >> it's not because isf partners rush for the exit. it's not because of lack of cohesion within the coalition. on the contrary. >> but relations between nato-led for
KCSMMHZ
Oct 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
analyst. thank you for coming in. turkey and its nato allies are treating this attack as a deliberate one. the original mortar fire. russia obviously disagrees. what do you think? >> i cannot think this was a deliberate attack. that would be very unwise in terms of syrian policy making. i think this was an error, so to speak. we are speaking about the civil war situation. there are many people pointing their guns at each other. it is very possible that this turkish lira was not targeted, but the syrian -- that this turkish and village was not targeted, but the syrian -- that is turkish millage -- that this turkish viillage -- village was not targeted. president bashar al-assad is -- for the time being, he is not really -- he does not want to see this. the russians and the chinese would not support such a move. it is not in the syrian interest to act in a very aggressive manner. the turks are very nervous. they have seen border violations on several occasions. let's not forget that back in june, two planes were shot down by the syrians. the turks are very nervous about these
KCSMMHZ
Oct 10, 2012 2:30pm PDT
from moscow to damascus -- the plan was en route from moscow to damascus. >> in kosovo, nato plans to refocus security operations on the unstable serb enclave in the north of the country. >> major contributor germany says the eu opposes police force was on the wrong track and placing too great an emphasis on forces there. >> attacks on uniformed nato soldiers continue. >> the issue is pressing. germany is the biggest contributor to nato's peacekeeping force in kosovo. troops often struggle to maintain security in the troubled north of the country. the task should have been taken over by the close of a police by now, supported by the eu, but the transfer has not worked. germany has called on nato to find a solution. >> you will see some rebalancing in the coming months with a stronger focus on the north of kosovo, taking into account the ball a tile situation. >> that is good news for thomas, but he is calling for a complete overhaul. >> for this reason, we must also discussed within the european union how we can strengthen the judicial and policing work so that the soldiers to what th
PBS
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
international forces and their afghan colleagues. that stark admission by nato secretary general a surge of inside era being at thatting in the war torn country and he has pledged to do everything possible to rebuild relations between the supposed allies. more than 50 soldiers from the nato led coalition have been killed so far this year by members of the afghan army or police or people wearing their uniforms. on saturday five people died when us and afghan soldiers exchanged fire in the eastern province of nordag. details are unclear but it is thought u.s. gun soldiers started the gun fight when they mistakenly believed they were under fire from afghan troops and fogh pledged action to stop insider attacks. >> this strategy aims at undermining trust and confidence and to a certain degree also has succeeded in that and this is the reason why we have taken and will continue to take preventive measures to avoid such insider attacks. >> he says nato will tighten recruitment procedures for afghan soldiers and gather better intelligence on insurgents. he stressed there would be no change to with
KCSMMHZ
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tokyo. nato ministers are sticking to a scheduled withdrawal from afghanistan by the end of 2014. the organization is under pressure to pull out early after a string of insider attacks against its troops. defense ministers from nato's 28 member nations met in brus els on wednesday. about 100,000 nato-led soldiers are stationed in afghanistan, mostly from the u.s. some nations want to speed up the pull out of the soldiers. but they confirm no changes to the withdrawal plan. ministers insist military police control an area covering three-quarters of the country's population. they also agree to draw up plans to train to handle the aftermath of the combat troop withdrawal. nato secretary general insisted the schedule is based on objective assessments of the situation in afghanistan. >> it's not because partners rush for the exit. it's not because of lack of cohesion within our coalition. on the contrary. >> but relations between nato-led forces and afghanistan have been strained by insider attacks. afghan military and police, or people wearing afghan uniforms, have killed more than 50 for
WHUT
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
the border. a burial takes place and nato condemns the assad regime. welcome to gmt. david eades. coming up, with an audience of 50 million to impress, as romney gained ground on obama in the first of the televised presidential debates? >> it is not moral for my generation to keep spending more than we take in, knowing those burdens of will be passed on to the next generation. >> i promised i would fight every single day on behalf of the american people, the middle class, and all those striving to get into the middle class. kept that promise. >> also -- ♪ ♪ you know i love you >> 50 years since the beatles released their first single. it's midday in london, 7:00 in the morning in washington, 2:00 in the afternoon in turkey where the parliament is in an emergency session over a bill of the rise across borders military operations in syria. turkey has already retaliated to the mortar attack that killed five people in a border town. despite international calls for restraint, that military response is still going on. reports that syrian soldiers may have been killed. now this repo
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
are in a hospital. there are reports that there are three nato service members who killed, including their afghan translator. nato has not said the nationality of the three nato killed. according to reuters, this is an area of afghanistan that is usually patrolled by u.s. , kohst province. could be u.s. troops injured or dead. we are searching international feeds. we hope to have more later this morning. reporting.nji >> d.c. police investigating a shooting which wounded a man and woman. it happened just after 10:00 at the new york avenue and north capitol street in northwest. in the leg andt shot in the arm. we don't know what led to the shooting. police of not release details on any suspects. >> prince george's county investigating a suspicious apartment fire. this or out before 11:30 last night on livingston terrace in oxon hill. was contained to the second three-story building. no one injured. >> investigators have found the to kidnap a 13-year- old boy at a mcdonald's in silver spring. he was found at the d.c. hospital. he went up to the point at a on colesville road on friday.
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
for a suicide attack that killed at least 14 people, including three nato service members. a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a patrol. americans have a large presence there. nato is trying to sort out a weekend attack in afghanistan that left two americans dead. the casualties push the number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nato hasn't determined so far was the gun battle a result of an insider attack or a deadly misunderstanding. >> reporter: this weekend marked the deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier, an american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused but there was a report of insurgent firing taking place which we believe may have been a factor. >> reporter: nato did not say whether this was another i
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
a suicide attack that killed at least 14 people, including three nato service members. a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a patrol. americans have a large presence there. nato is trying to sort out a weekend attack in afghanistan that left two americans dead. the casualties push the number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nato hasn't determined so far was the gun battle a result of an insider attack or a deadly misunderstanding. drew levinson reports. >> reporter: this weekend marked the deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier, an american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused but there was a report of insurgent firing taking place which we believe may have been a factor. >> reporter: nato did not say whe
KCSMMHZ
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
zone inside syria. >>> nato secretary-general ander rasmussen says the alliance is ready to defend turkey. the remark is seen as a warning to syrian president bashar al assad to stop mortar shells from striking turkish territory. >> obviously, turkey has a right to defend herself. we have all necessary plans in place to protect and defend turkey. >> the statement is nato's strongest show of support for turkey so far. nato views an attack against a member country as a strike on the alliance as a whole. its members can jointly defend another member that's attacked. until now, nato leaders have repeatedly ruled out the possibility of intervening with force in syria. they have said that doing so could destabilize the region. rasmussen reiterated his position that a political solution is the best way to end the fighting in syria. he called on turkey to show restraint. >>> taiwan president ma ying-jeou says chinese boats will continue patrols near disputed islands in the east china sea, but he added that he doesn't want to see a worsening of relations with japan. japan controls the islan
KCSMMHZ
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
to see how the president handles the family's request. >>> nato is scheduled to pull its troops out of afghanistan by the end of 2014, but the organization is facing criticism that it's rushing to leave amidst questions of whether the country will be able to maintain security on its own. patchari raksawong at our bureau in bangkok has the details. >>> representatives from 28 nato member countries met in brussels on wednesday to discuss the road map for withdrawing security personnel from war-torn afghanistan. they agreed to proceed as scheduled. nhk world's takashi ichinose reports. >> reporter: defense ministers confirm there's no change to the exit strategy. they say that 75% of the population of afghanistan lives in areas where order is maintained by afghan national military and police forces. nato secretary general anders fogh rasmussen stressed the withdrawal plan is based on an objective analysis of the situation in the country. >> it's not because isaf partners rushed for the exit. it's not because of lack of cohesion within our coalition. on the contrary, we have agreed to h
WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
. >>> the head of nato has acknowledged that the organization is experiencing challenging times in afghanistan. secretary general anders fogh rasmussen says insider attacks have damaged trust between nato troops and their afghan partners. >> obviously this strategy aims at undermining trust and confidence and to a certain degree it has also succeeded in that. >> afghan soldiers and police or people wearing their uniforms have killed more than 50 coalition soldiers this year. rasmussen said nato commanders are taking added precautions when recruiting afghan personnel. and they're working to improve intelligence gathering on insurgents. he said there's no change in plans to withdraw all nato troops from afghanistan by the end of 2014. >>> finance ministers will take on a challenge many have taken on over the years. how to deal with social problems in the middle east. ministers will meet next week in tokyo consider creating a fund to stimulate business and increase jobs in arab nations. the g-8 ministers have given their backing to the arab spring democracy movements in tunisia and eg
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
: we are getting word that nato ambassadors will meet later on today. not sure when or where. there is an escalating situation between turkey and syria. i reported syria -- syrian government forces fired multiple mortars that hit a house in turkey and five people in the house died including a six-year old child. people in this small town went to the mayor's office, then the turkish military fired back into syria to targets and the secretary-general of the united nations has stepped forward to urge syria to use restraint, now nato arches coming together to, obviously, the goal is to keep this are from spiraling into a regional issue the last thing a world needs is regional conflict in the middle east. that is not to suggest that is what happened. we waiting for new information. we expect brand new video from turkey shortly. the moment we get it to you we will bring it to you. >> politics now. not just the nominees have to be on their toes. the moderators are likely to come under attack for bias or letting someone dodge a question. jim lehrer compared his job as a referee to a "walk d
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 11:30am EDT
not the plan that they are developing in nato now. the plan is to maintain a kind of enduring force, which is going to involve an american counterterrorism force, which will go after the al qaeda. it's going to involve nato advisers, some of whom will have to operate on the tactical level with the afghan troops. if you actually look at the planning, the last american to die in afghanistan will not have died in 2014. they are still going to be fighting an american involvement after that day. >> i also want to say, i can say since i'm no longer in a newspaper and i write an opinionated blog, no, iraq was not worth t. >> why? >> absolutely not. we went to war on false premises. we wasted billions and billions of dollars. enormous amounts. and it's hard to see how the situation has radically improved. we play is a new axis of evil emerging, syria/iraq/pakistan. >> this was an intervention built to create something far more tilted in the direction of western interests? >> it was supposed to establish a pro-american beacon of democrat say that would transform the middle east. in fact, it
PBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the best way to save lives. >>> nato secretary general says it is ready to defend turkey if syria does not stop its cross border attacks. the remark by anders is seen as a warning to bashar al-assad to immediately halt the mortar attacks. >> obviously turkey has a right to defend herself. we have all necessary plans in place to protect and defend turkey. >> rasmussen said that a political solution is the best way to stop the conflict in syria. he called on turkey to show restraint. nato views an attack against a member country as an attack on the alliance as a whole. its members can jointly defend the country. until now nato leaders have repeatedly denied the possibility of military intervention in syria. they have said it could destabilize the rejn. region. >>> the international energy agency predicts iraq's oil production will more than double by 2020 from the current level. the iea made a forecast in a report released on tuesday. the report says that iraq will likely produce 6.1 million barrels of oil a day by 2020. iraq has signed many contracts with international oil companie
PBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm PDT
especially expect a move from nato. the turks were not happy when they shrugged their shoulders the last time around. and now they really want to see solidarity. nato ambassadors are going to meet tomorrow and we can be sure turkey will pressure nato. >> obviously a developing situation. thank you very much. a few hours to go into the biggest moment in the u.s. election campaign, the first tv debate. president obama will go head-to- head with mitt romney and the stakes are high for both men. >> romney has had a rough few weeks with gaffes. obama is desperate to open up a clear lead with over a month until election day. >> and have been both preparing for the debate in denver. >> the first presidential debate is causing havoc, highways. security is tight in denver. the state of colorado is a tossup between the candidates, making this crucial period every di tella said, even the room temperature and lighting. president obama leads republican challenger mitt romney by three percentage points in national polls. romney is within striking distance. both men have been preparing for weeks. presi
FOX Business
Oct 14, 2012 4:00am EDT
also? >> piece was insured by nato and the deterrent combined with the united kingdom is very complex. it has the elected parliament but has no power. it did is ruled by a appointed bureaucrats. even this has been highlighted with democratic the efficiency and then give soreigy away to europe they have never given people a referendum. human-rights stifles free-speech they will make any dissension illegal. they find the leader in britain coming up to be the second party a tremendous fine for his personal view. gerri: something that shocked and surprised me angela merkel went to greece to talk to people as they try to help them to bail out from their problems and met with nazi protesters. there has been so much violence. how does the you deserve this award? >> exactly. >> greece is one country out of 27. they never said it was entirely responsible. had its share. >> share? it is one of%. >> nato has not been one 90% and is about reconciliation. >> let's take a look at the previous winners. what i would say the previous winners this prize has lost all respect with yes, sir. arafa
CBS
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
nato forces. drew levenson tells us how this a tack marks a grim milestone. [gunfire] >> reporter: this weekend marked a deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago t. happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one u.s. soldier, an american contractor, and three af began soldiers were kill inside a firefight. >> the serbg is stances were somewhat confused. -- afghan soldiers were killed in a firefight. >> the circumstances were come what confused. >> reporter: nato did not say if it was another of a series of insider attacks where afghan soldiers turned on the coalition troops. the so-called green on blue attacks left 52 forces dead this year. joint operations resumed after being suspended two weeks ago. >> our relationships are very strong, and very effective. >> reporter: still, u.s. commanders are concerned about the attacks. >> well, i am mad as hell about them, to be honest about them. >> reporter: the head of nato forces spoke to "60 minutes". >> we are willing to sacrifice a lot but we are not wil
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
president was briefed on this latest incident. today syria, according to the u.s. and nato, attacked turkey, which is, of course, a nato ally and a strong u.s. ally across the border, with mortar fire killing reportedly five civilians in a residential area near the border. turkey then retaliated. tonight there was an emergency meeting in brussels. the nato ministers condemning syria for this attack. and also the president, the white house issued a statement from the national security council. hillary clinton spoke to the turkish foreign minister and said the u.s. will support turkey in this. all are condemning syria and holding syria to account. this as also more trouble for the administration with benghazi. the hill is now asking for answers. they want a hearing next week. hillary clinton said today that no one wants to know more than she and the president what happened in benghazi, but we've confirmed that the fbi has not been able to get on the ground because of continuing security concerns, and at this point, more documents, secret and sensitive documents like this one, are still
WHUT
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
news to bring you out of afghanistan where two nato troops have been killed there in the south of the country. we understand from nato authorities, it looks as if this killing took place by a man wearing an afghan police uniform. a similar pattern we have heard from many occasions over the past few months. two nato soldiers killed in afghanistan. you are watching bbc world news. still to come, he received a 27- year jail term for war crimes. today the former general is appealing against that conviction. ♪ >> you are watching bbc world news. at least 16 people have been killed in the united states and canada as tropical storm sandy sweeps inland. at least 50 homes in golf in flames in queens as the storm leaves millions without power or transport. the heads of five major financial organizations are meeting with german chancellor angela merkel in berlin to voice their concerns about the economic slowdown. leaders of the world bank, the world trade organization, and the international monetary fund and bank in germany, employment figures have been released. there is a lot to chew ov
PBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm PDT
did. we want to go further towards european union and nato. >> thank you very much for that. staying in moscow, a russian court has postponed the punk band pussy riot's appeal after one of them fired her lawyer. they have been given nine days to find a new lawyer. the anti-kremlin trio have been sentenced to two years in jail on a number of charges including disturbing the peace. they staged a protest against vladimir putin earlier this year. >> the women from pussy riot came to the appeal hearing without any great expectations that they would be released, but what came next was surely a shock. one of the trio had decided to break with the defense team. >> i do not exactly know what has happened. we met of three women on friday. one of them confirmed we would continue to work together. something must have happened over the weekend. >> the lawyers believe someone may have pressured her to create discord between the women and their legal representatives. sticking by their story that they did not commit a crime when they staged a protest in the moscow cathedral. >> my client as
WHUT
Oct 10, 2012 7:30am EDT
try to secure a buffer zone inside syria. nato secretary-general says the alliances ready to defend turk year. the remark is seen as a warning to syrian president, bashar al-assad to halt the cross border attacks. >> obviously, turkey has a right to defend herself. we have all necessary plans in place to protect and defend turkey. >> rasmussen said that the best way to stop the conflict. he called on turkey to show restraint. nato views an attack against a member country as attack on the alliance. members can jointly defend the country. nato leaders denied possibility of military interventions in syria. they have said it destabilize the region. >>> israeli prime minister, benjamin netanyahu says he will call a general election early next year. vote initially scheduled for late 2013. netanyahu said he was bringing the election forward, because the governing coalition failed to agree on spending cuts for next year's budget. he said the decision is for the ben fete of efit of israel. his likud party has strong public support. the prime minister has no major political rivals. early elec
PBS
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm PDT
move across the border and wage an offensive there. wood and nato back that up? -- would nato back that up? >> it depends. if there was an attack, nato would have to support the turks to a certain extent. but for the time being, i do not see the turks intervening on more than a limited scale. a very limited scale. >> thank you so much for those comments. when we come back in one minute after a short a break with a global homelessness on the rise, a soccer match to put an end to that. >> and the man who fell from the sky. that is next. >> stay with us. >> are welcome back. >> they have long hoped to create an independent homeland with others in the border region. >> so far, in the north of the have not been affected. syrian troops have pulled out of many towns. the resulting power vacuum has been filled by separatist groups. it has been involved in a bloody insurgency for years. >> many see it as an opportunity to achieve greater autonomy. our reporter traveled from the region, over the border and into syria. >> the scorched landscape baird the marks of a hot, dry summer. we're heading t
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. that's across border squirmish. there is a problem with the nato charter and treaty. nato ambassadors are right now trying to decide what should be done next. an international situation is escalating. and the response from washington is coming up. plus, we will speak with representatives from each campaign. the democrats and the republicans on this historic night as fox reports live from the university of denver ahead of the first presidential debate in this election from the journalists of fox news, this is is "the fox report." mike rowe here at a ford dealer with a little q&a for fiona. tell me fiona, who's having a big tire event? your ford dealer. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mind to anyone who might be in the market for a new set of res? your ford dealer. i'm beginning to sense a pattern. buy four select tires, get a $60 rebate. use the ford service credit credit card, get $60 more. that's up to $120. where did you get that sweater vest? your ford dea
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
of others including several children. the bomber drove a motorcycle into a convoy of nato and afghan forces. it happened in an area where the taliban claims responsibility. nato cut back on joint patrols because of the number of insider attacks where supposed afghan security forces have turned on their u.s. and nato partners, calling them green on blue attacks. it was a suspected insider attack or green on blue attack this weekend that brought that number of u.s. military deaths in afghanistan to 2,000. a grim milestone now in the 11-year war. are there any indications the insider attacks speed up the withdrawal date? >>reporter: the u.n. secretary-general hinted so much in brussels in an interview with the guardian newspaper, and the top u.s. commander in afghanistan addressed this issue of insider attacks with cbs on "60 minutes" recently the i am mad at hell. it is reverberating across the united states. we are willing to sacrifice a lawsuit but we are not willing to be murdered for it. >>reporter: after the video went viral, the general ordered the joint patrols be stopped. they
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
explosives rammed into a patrol of nato and afghan forces. at least 14 people dead including three nato troops and their translator. their nationalities are not known. this happened in kohst province in eastern afghanistan in an area where most of the troops are american. d.c. police are investigating after a man and woman were injured by gunfire. it happened just after 10:00 last night at new york avenue and north capitol street in northwest. the man was shot in the leg. the woman was shot in the arm. police of not release details on a possible motive or suspects. in prince george's county, firefighters are investigating a suspicious apartment fire in oxon hill. it happen before 11:30 last night on livingston terrace. the fire was contained to the second floor of a three-story building. no one injured. >> occupy dc marks its one-year anniversary with a protest which could snarl traffic in the district. brianne carter is live this morning with details on today's protest. >> disruptions and delays downtown. that is what we have to watch for this morning. protesters are holding a ser
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